Linked by John Finigan on Mon 21st Apr 2008 19:00 UTC
Oracle and SUN When it comes to dealing with storage, Solaris 10 provides admins with more choices than any other operating system. Right out of the box, it offers two filesystems, two volume managers, an iscsi target and initiator, and, naturally, an NFS server. Add a couple of Sun packages and you have volume replication, a cluster filesystem, and a hierarchical storage manager. Trust your data to the still-in-development features found in OpenSolaris, and you can have a fibre channel target and an in-kernel CIFS server, among other things. True, some of these features can be found in any enterprise-ready UNIX OS. But Solaris 10 integrates all of them into one well-tested package. Editor's note: This is the first of our published submissions for the 2008 Article Contest.
Permalink for comment 311500
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[3]: Note to future contestants
by cfrankb on Fri 25th Apr 2008 20:57 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Note to future contestants"
cfrankb
Member since:
2006-01-03

> ...demonstrate that Linux advocates deride ZFS specifically because they are not "getting hype"?

I don't think he said one causes the other or is a result of jealousy. He merely pointed out that Linux advocates usually receive hype rather than derision but in this case many gave derision. I fail to see the "specifically because."

Reply Parent Score: 1